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Wittner Zuerich Violin Chinrest - 1/2 Size

Wittner Zuerich Violin Chinrest - 1/2 Size | WZ258 12

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SHAR Price: $42.00

Sale Price: $33.60

Item# WZ258 12

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About This Item

Center-mounted chinrest with offset plate is height and "tilt" adjustable - height adjustable in 2 mm increments up to 6 mm; slope adjustable in .08 increments to 2 mm. Ideal for children, as the height can grow along w/player. Hypoallergenic composite construction.


Chinrest Clamp Adjustment Range: 27 mm – 37 mm (1.06 in. – 1.46 in.)

Warranty Info

1-Year Limited Warranty
This item comes with SHAR's 1 year warranty covering defects of workmanship or materials. General wear and tear or mis-use are not covered. Non-transferable.

30-Day No Hassle Return Policy
If you are not satisfied with this item for any reason, you may return it for a full refund within 30 days of purchase.

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Asked On: 05/07/2018

I love this chinrest! Can it be used or modified to use on a viola of the same length as a 1/2 vioin? Thanks, Barb Wingert

SHAR Answer:

Hello, Barbara. While some establishments simply set violins up as violas, we make all of our violas with greater rib height to improve sound - even the 12-inch violas. For this reason a 1/2-size chinrest clamp might not always fit a 12-inch viola. However, here are the clamp ranges for the three Wittner Zuerich Chinrest sizes that we carry: 1/2-1/4 Violin: 27mm-37mm. 4/4-3/4 Violin: 32mm-40mm. Viola: 38mm-50mm. Measure the thickness of your viola where the clamp attaches to the instrument and if it falls well inside any of those ranges, you will have no trouble installing that chinrest. The plate on the Viola and 4/4-3/4 size chinrest are just slightly larger than the 1/2-1/4 size model.

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